Exjade Gains Approval in EU

September 1, 2006

The European Commission (EC) has granted approval for Novartis' Exjade (deferasirox) to treat patients with transfusional iron overload in all 25 member states of the European Union (EU). Exjade, available in the United States, is an oral iron chelator that provides continuous chelation coverage with a single daily dose.

BASEL, Switzerland—The European Commission (EC) has granted approval for Novartis' Exjade (deferasirox) to treat patients with transfusional iron overload in all 25 member states of the European Union (EU). Exjade, available in the United States, is an oral iron chelator that provides continuous chelation coverage with a single daily dose.